Community Regional Medical Center

First Responders, Burn Center, and Capt Dern recognized at Fresno State game

Members of the Fresno Fire Department, American Ambulance, and the Leon S. Peters Burn Center team at Community Regional Medical Center were honored at Fresno State’s football game against Nevada. They were recognized for their teamwork in rescuing Fresno Fire Captain Pete Dern after he fell through the roof of a burning home earlier this year. Captain Dern was burned over 70 percent of his body and spent 165 days in the hospital before returning home.

Families celebrate at NICU Reunion

Families, children and their caregivers reunited for a day of fun at the 2015 neonatal intensive care unit reunion at Community Regional Medical Center. The hospital's 84-bed, Level III NICU serves the most fragile infants with Community Regional ranked 2nd in the state for delivering babies weighting less than 3 lbs. 5 oz.

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Remarkable recovery after most of liver removed

Rick Hatton says he nearly died from stubbornness -- stubbornness which kept him from getting a routine colon screening at age 50 and from seeking medical attention when he started seeing the classic signs of colon cancer.

UCSF Benioff joins with Community to ensure all Valley children have access to world-class care

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and Community Medical Centers have signed a long-term agreement to significantly enhance and expand specialty medical care for children in Fresno. The agreement builds upon a 40-year collaboration on medical education in a region that has one of the lowest doctor-to-patient ratios in the state.

Fresno Mayor's Challenge

In honor of Pete Dern and all first responders on 9-1-1, Mayor Ashley Swearengin is making a gift to the Leon S. Peters Burn Center in downtown Fresno and is challenging others to do so today as well.

Capt. Pete Dern goes home

Fresno Fire Captain Pete Dern made his way from Community Regional Medical Center amid an outpouring of appreciation and support from family, friends, and row and rows of firefighters. Dern was rushed to the Leon S. Peters Burn Center after he was injured falling through the roof of a burning house in March. Burned over 70 percent of his body, he spent 165 days at Community Regional. He thanked his care team, fellow firefighters, the community and nation for their support.

Advanced Cardiac Sonography Program

The Community Regional Medical Center Advanced Cardiac Sonography Program is a hybrid program designed for working adults. It was developed to create a career track for sonographers who practice at an advanced level in the echocardiography laboratory.

Rescued hiker's story of 9-day ordeal in Sierra wilderness

Miyuki Harwood, 62, knew the only way she would survive her fall from a mountain cliff was to get to water. So she crawled over two days – with broken bones in both legs and her back – toward the sound of a rushing creek.

New Sterile Processing Saves 85,000 Gallons a year

A new $50,000 sterile processing system just installed at Community Regional Medical Center will save and estimated 85,000 gallons a year in water. It’s one of several water-saving measures Community’s hospitals have adopted during California’s historic drought.